4/18/17 – Chocolate Cake


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

I know it’s been a while, but I just had the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake you’ve ever seen, and I thought it would be appropriate to ask you some questions about it. Enjoy!

1. What fruit is used to make a Black Forest cake?

2. The Boston cream pie became the official state dessert of Massachusetts in 1996. On its way to becoming the state dessert, it defeated Indian pudding and what non-cake dessert brand, that’s named after this former structure in Whitman, Massachusetts?

Question 2

3. Popular in Australia, the chocolate cake treat seen here is named what animal “slice”? This name might be derived from how this food is often topped with sprinkles.

Question 3

4. Garash cake, made with layers of walnut meringue and chocolate cream, surrounded with chocolate ganache, is a favorite dish of what European country? National dishes from this country include banista, a eggy filo pastry, and bob chorba, a bean soup?

Question 4

5. Death by Chocolate is a trademarked phrase of what restaurant chain, an Irish-themed casual dining restaurant, also home to the Danny Boy Chicken? It’s also a favorite dining location for Butters Stotch.

Question 5

6. The frosting of a German chocolate cake will usually contain which two ingredients?


1. Cherry
2. Toll House cookies
3. Hedgehog slice
4. Bulgaria
5. Bennigan’s
6. Coconut and pecans

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